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Julie's Healthy Cafe

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2562 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1713
+1 510-666-1372
07:00 - 21:00
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Galway, Ireland
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This is a typical student-oriented place, near the university - cheap, self-service, food is perfectly fine. I was there for breakfast or lunch, and it was quiet and somewhat lacking in atmosphere.

Thank Rónán K
Sacramento, California
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134 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

The biggest problem with staying near the Berkeley campus is finding a nice place to eat. Most places, of course, are student type fast food joints and this is pretty much one of them. But as the name suggests, the food is good and well prepared. Nothing fancy here but it will give you something to keep you going to... More 

Thank John W
Seattle, Washington
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313 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Ran over the road when on a college tour with my son, just wanted a tea and some breakfast. Only one person serving, making coffees as well as taking orders and payments, but it wasn't too busy so ok. I had a great tea, they had good options, I think it was around $2.50. Also got an enormous brownie for... More 

Thank Maria B
Oakland, CA
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

Changed hands a few months ago, and, well I am conflicted. Still a good breakfast and burger place but menu is now a hit and miss on other items. Prices went up and is now a bit prohibitive for my budget. Burger fries and coffee almost $10....do try the spicy chapoli burger though for a treat. New owner is Italian,... More 

Thank cand0
Berkeley, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

i have tried some of the most immersing food in this establishment from smoked pulled pork, porketta, fresh made pasta, homemade dessert and even the Tri Tip on wood grill. i must say that this is one of top notch cafe in Berkeley

Thank 243danilo
San Luis Obispo, California
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265 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

Ate here for lunch recently with two companions and found it a good walk up and order at the counter eatery in Berkeley. The soup was a fresh lentil, filling and generous. Not knowing that, I also ordered the Caesar salad, and it was enormous. Both came with a two large chunks of foccacia, which no one at our table... More 

Thank DrZ63
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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845 reviews
357 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 488 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2014

This is an indoor/outdoor restaurant at which my wife and I dined twice during a trip to Berkeley. We are both pad thai fans, and Julie's does pad thai very well. My only gripes are that it took a while to get our food on one of the visits when we were in a hurry, and the seating can be... More 

Thank AnnArborMiBob
Rochester NY
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

We were just wandering around Berkeley looking for a place to have lunch. Julie's had a nice atmosphere and the menu looked interesting so we gave it a try...absolutely GREAT food! Mine was chicken pad thai, which I have had in many restaurants and this is far and away the best. Family members had other Asian dishes and were equally... More 

Thank Regardez403
Los Angeles, California
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

I have been going to this café since my Cal days more than 13 years ago. And I still love it as much as ever. I have tried most things on the menu. The hummus is great. We love the kebobs. But my all-time favorite is the chicken curry. The portions are really big and the food is always fresh.... More 

Thank mellwit
Huntington Beach, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2013 via mobile

Great food. We found something for everyone. Amazing Thai Tea both hot and cold!!! We highly suggest it.

Thank Thesoud

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2562 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1713
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-666-1372

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?